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NLN President’s Update
March 2016
"Your Voices Were Heard!"

Donna Rothwell, NLN.ON President
 
Over the last several months, the NLN.ON Board received numerous emails and calls regarding the RNAO decision as outlined on July 27, 2015 in the RNAO “In the Loop” newsletter the following: “it is with enormous regret that the RNAO BOD unanimously decided at its July 2015 meeting to provide CNA with notice of withdrawal as a jurisdictional member.”

Region 10 proposed a Resolution that was presented to NLN.ON in collaboration with other chapters and interest groups seeking co-sponsorship. NLN.ON sought your valuable and timely feedback through a survey and we received one hundred and nine responses! Given the responses from our members, the NLN.ON Board supported Region 10’s proposed resolution to maintain its universal membership with C.N.A.


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 2016 Conference

Westin Prince Hotel, Toronto, ON
March 31st - April 1st, 2016




Be sure to make your hotel reservation now as they were sold out last year.
Please call the hotel and make your reservations directly at: 416-444-2511 or Toll Free 1-800-937-8461 and indicate you will be at the NLN.ON Conference.
 
Special NLN.ON Conference Rate
until March 7th, 2016 (deadline extended)
Single or Double $173.00
Click Here to Register for the Conference
We are very pleased and excited to share this year’s conference theme with you:  Leveraging Driving Forces:  A Leadership Opportunity featuring David Naylor, Professor of Medicine, President Emeritus, University of Toronto, Chair, Advisory Panel, Healthcare Innovation and Michael Villeneuve, Lecturer and Program Lead, Master of Nursing-Health Systems Leadership and Administration, University of Toronto.  Please take a moment to check out the innovative plenary presentations, poster presentations and concurrent sessions by clicking here.
 
NLN.ON Annual General Meeting

As we approach our Annual General Meeting it is time, once again, to call for candidates for upcoming NLN.ON Board vacancies.

Regional Representatives
Positions will commence as of April 1st, 2016 for a two year term. This is a great opportunity to join a group of talented and dedicated nursing leaders from all health care sectors on the Board.  Regional representatives  are required for:

REGIONS 1 and 2 (1 Director)
             Essex, Kent, Lambton, Middle/Elgin, Oxford, Perth, Huron
REGIONS 3 and 4  (1 Director)          
             Brant, Hamilton, Niagara, Waterloo, Wellington, Peel, Halton
REGIONS 6 and 7 (1 Director)         
             Toronto

 

Director of Education and Research  (this position will commence April 1st, 2016)
 
Please complete and submit the nominations form. To view the nomination form
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NLN.ON Annual General Meeting

Following our experiment last year with having our AGM in conjunction with RNAO it is now returning to the NLN.ON Annual Conference.

The AGM will take place on Friday, April 1st, 2016 at 7:30AM at the Westin Prince Hotel located at 900 York Mills Rd., Toronto. It will be held in the Princess Room on the Lower Conference Level. A light breakfast will be available.

For those of you able to join us at the conference we look forward to seeing you at the AGM. This is an excellent opportunity to better understand how your association runs and to hear about our successes during the past twelve months.  It is also an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with our Board of Directors.
Annual Awards

The NLN.ON Education and Research Awards Committee is pleased to announce that they received 14 applications. All application are currently being reviewed and recipients will be notified shortly.
Membership Renewal
Have you renewed your RNAO and Nursing Leadership Network of Ontario (NLN.ON) membership? NLN.ON  is your voice for nursing leadership in Ontario. Your membership enables us to ensure our vision of inspiring, supporting and advocating today for nursing leadership tomorrow.

Membership benefits includes mentorship opportunities, access to leadership awards and scholarships, free student membership and so much more. To learn more visit our webpage at:
  http://www.nln.on.ca
 
Visit our website for more information www.nln.on.ca

Our mailing address is:
1 Concorde Gate
Suite 109, Box 26
Toronto, ON
M3C3N6
416-426-7229

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